Not only known for the river gardens but the southwestern region also has the majestic That Son land, associated with many thrilling legends that everyone wants to once visit.
The southwestern region in general and An Giang in particular is increasingly a tourist attraction because of the diversity of the topography as well as cultural, spiritual and culinary specialties. Referring to the trips to the West, everyone thinks of the river gardens, interlocking canals, immense rice fields, lush orchards.
Not only that, but this land also has many hilly areas, but the most prominent is the majestic That Son mountain range , also known as Bay Nui or Buu Son , according to the followers of Buu Son Ky Huong.Poetic nature on the That Son mountain range. Photo: @ quanghuy1997tc
The place Bay Nui or That Son An Giang is used to name 7 intermittent mountains in the two districts of Tri Ton, Tinh Bien with beautiful landscapes, poetic natural scenery associated with countless legends from this life. from generation to generation, this place becomes an interesting and full of mystery.
Why is it called the Bay Nui An Giang region?
That Son, also known as Seven Nui, has long held the meaning of 7 representative mountains out of 37 famous mountains converging by the famous spirit and spirit of An Giang province. That is:
– Cam Mountain (also known as Thien Cam Son),
– Long Nam Gieng Mountain (also known as Ngu Ho Son)
– Co To Mountain (also known as Phung Hoang Son)
– Long Mountain (also known as Ngoa Long Son)
– Statue Mountain (also known as Lien Hoa Son)
– Mount Ket (also known as Anh Vu Son)
– Water Mountain (also known as Thuy Dai Son)Seven Mountains region is an attractive destination for many tourists. Photo: lienviettravle
Not only a place associated with many mysterious anecdotes from the opening of the land, That Son is located on a large plain with many mountains and forests to shelter, and has an escape to Cambodia if sought by the enemy. … should be the gathering place of patriotic scholars in the Can Vuong movement such as Doan Minh Huyen, Thu Khoa Huan, Tran Van Thanh, Ngo Loi, Phan Xich Long or Truong Gia Mo, …Seven Nui has dozens of irrigation lakes with clear and romantic water. Photo: Lienviettravel
According to the An Giang tourism experience of many tourists, before visiting, climbing, sightseeing, you should learn more about the history as well as the process of forming this land. Ancient people used to have a saying: “Tu Buddha Phu Yen, cultivate the Seven Mountains” with the meaning that these are two sacred lands, the birthplace and development of many religions and beliefs.
This is also the place where there are many festivals, traditional customs specific to the ethnic Khmer in the South, such as Chol Chnam Thmay Tet, Pisat bo chia ceremony, Don Ta ceremony (ie Pha Chum Bnh ceremony) … and is Most visitors are most known as the Seven Nui Cow Race Festival which takes place at the end of September and the beginning of October each year …The land has mountains, rivers, large lakes and plains. Photo: gody.vn
Learn about 7 mountains in the That Son An Giang range
1. Co To Mountain (Phung Hoang Son)
Address: Co To commune, Tri Ton district
Co To Mountain is one of seven mountains located in the That Son range, also known as Phung Hoang Son, associated with the legend from ancient times when there were many phoenixes who often flew down to play, so on the top of the mountain, it is still up to now. Save your footprint. The abbreviated name of this place is To Mountain, Khmer name is Phnom-Kô.Co To mountain is said to be the place where phoenix footprints have been preserved since the beginning of the natural land. Photo: @hoanglinhha
This is also considered one of the beautiful mountains of Seven Nui An Giang with a height of 614 m, length of 5,800 m, and width of 3,700 m. Co To mountain is located in the semi-mountain area and has a special geological structure, so inside the mountain there is a system of underground caves like large, very solid and extremely solid hives.From Co To mountain look down on the large plain. Photo: pophuongg
Moreover, To Mountain has many hills and lakes, the most impressive are Tuc Duc Hill and Soai So An Giang Lake . There are also a number of other attractive tourist destinations in An Giang such as Mui Tau, Mui Hai, Big Vo Hoi, Little Vo Hoi, Cay Giam stream, Fortress, and especially the first foot. All these things make the To mountain area more worthwhile to visit and travel than other mountains of the That Son range.Co To Mountain has a wild beauty but no less majestic. Photo: gody.vnBeautiful Ta Pa Lake on Co To mountain. Photo: honnbabyy
2. Ong Cam Mountain (Thien Cam Son)
Address: An Hao commune, Tinh Bien district, An Giang province.
Cam Mountain is also known as An Giang tourist and local people with other names as Ong Cam Mountain or Thien Cam Son or Thien Cam Son. And the Khmer name of this mountain is Pnom ta piel or Pnom po piêl.
Cam Mountain is located in An Hao commune, Tinh Bien district and less than 90km from the center of Long Xuyen city, not too far from Chau Doc town. To reach this famous western tourist destination, you just need to go along Highway 91, turn to Provincial Highway 948.Cam Mountain is also the highest mountain in the Mekong Delta. Photo: lamviennuicam
Cam Mountain is 705 m high and 28,600 m wide, with Bo Hong peak considered to be the highest in the An Giang Seven Mountains in particular and the Mekong Delta in general.
Cam Mountain has long been famous for An Giang tourist attraction because of its majestic appearance, green trees covered. Right from the foot of the mountain, in the East direction is Lam Vien tourist area, with an area of up to 100 hectares with beautiful and diverse landscapes. On the way from the foot of the mountain to the top of the mountain, there are many trails leading to various attractions such as Tien stream, Thanh Long stream, Cay Que power, Tam Thanh palace, Huynh Long palace, Thirteenth palace, Thuy Liem cave, cave. Mr. Card, Ong Ho cave, Uncle Vat Lang cave.Cam mountain is planned to be an ecological and spiritual tourist area. Photo: baoangiang.com.vn
If you are afraid of hard climbing, you can also take the cable car to enjoy the view of the fields and villages from above. More especially, there are many impressive religious works on the mountain forming a spiritual architectural complex at an altitude of over 800 meters such as Van Linh Pagoda, Big Buddha Pagoda, and the largest statue of Maitreya Buddha in Southeast Asia is a Zen monastery, Cao Dai Tu, …Van Linh Pagoda is located in the tourist complex of Cam Mountain. Photo: ntn0206
In addition to attractive tourist attractions, Thien Cam Son is also a place that brings great economic benefits with diverse natural resources such as construction stone, mountain sand, kaolin clay and especially natural mineral water. ..
More unique is the typical cuisine of this area with a variety of forest fruits such as mountain strawberries or pancakes eaten with wild vegetables.
Another interesting point is Cam Mountain , just 10km from the famous Tra Su Melaleuca forest . So, if you have visited the highest mountain in the Bay Nui An Giang region , do not forget to visit the Melaleuca forest, because it is very convenient.
3. Statue Mountain (Lien Hoa Son)
Address: Ba Chuc town, Tri Ton district
It is called Statue Mountain because if viewed from afar, this place looks like an elephant shape. Among the 7 mountains of That Son mountain range, Tuong mountain is considered a sacred land of historical significance because it witnessed the brutal massacre of the former Po Po army.Lien Hoa Son is located in Ba Chuc town, Tri Ton. Photo: @ Rika94
Lien Hoa Son (another name of Statue Mountain) has an altitude of 145 m, length of 600 m, and circumference of 3,825 m. This is a rather low and small mountain in the Bay Nui An Giang area . Located in the center of Ba Chuc town, but the road to this mountain is quite difficult.
Because there is little tourism value, so there is no internal road to drive up like other mountains, it is only possible to follow the trail, overgrown grass, sometimes filling the path. However, there are many bamboos on the mountain, so it is quite cool and fresh.Peaceful Statue of Mountain. Photo: baovephapluat.vn
4. Big Long Mountain (Crouching Long Son)
Dai Lon Nui is located in 3 communes of Chau Lang, Luong Phi, Le Tri and a part of town is Ba Chuc to the west, Tri Ton district. 580 m high mountain, about 8,000 m long, also known as Ngoa Long Son (ie mountain dragon lying) is the longest mountain in the Bay Nui An Giang area .
In general, the mountain is in a steep slopes, inclined up to 25 degrees and is composed mainly of hard rock mixed with many different impurities such as volcanic rock and upper Jurassic granite, Cretaceous granite.Ngoi Long Son Mountain is an ideal place for those who love to experience and explore. Photo: ddilinh96
At present, Dai mountain has high economic value because it is home to many kinds of precious woods such as oil, cinnamon, molasses, car spokes, guava, Litsea, …. This is also the home of some rare birds and wild animals.
Besides, there are many fields, orchards, and some famous landscapes that are best known as the O Ta Soc base – ranked as a national historic site. If you go back to the direction of Tri Ton, visitors will admire the beautiful natural scenery with yellow bamboo rows planted along the road to the mountain.The bamboo forest is located in the O Ta Soc base camp. Photo: langthang.angiang
5. Anh Vu Son (Ong Ket mountain)
Anh Vu Son mountain is located about 2.5km from Nha Bang market, towards Tri Ton district. This mountain is 225m high, 1,100 m long. The interesting point of the mountain with a rather strange name in the Bay Nui An Giang area is that it still retains its wild features.
People call this place Mount Ket because if going from the foot of the mountain to a height of one hundred meters, on the west side near the top, there is a giant rock jutting out shaped like the head of a cuckoo (also called dandelion).
At the foot of Ong Ket mountain, there are three monuments that are most visited and admired by tourists, namely Dinh Thoi Son, Thoi Son Pagoda and Phuoc Dien Pagoda. This is also a pilgrimage site and a tourist destination Tri Ton famous for worshiping the ancestors, associated with the period of people opening land as well as the Buu Son Ky Huong sect.On Ong Ket mountain, there is a rocky outcrop shaped like a quarry. Photo: f_meowbox
According to local residents, the way to the top is created by people going up the mountain to collect firewood. Up to now, there are still few people passing through this place, so the scenery of the mountain forest is still pristine, pure and fresh. Currently, the road to Ket Mountain is about 600 meters long and has been built with stairs and safety corridors.
On the way up the mountain, there are some very beautiful natural-shaped rocks, of which there is a rock like a canoe on the middle of the mountain. Some of the attractive attractions in the middle of the mountain are Gieng Tien, Yard Tien, Buddha Thay Palace, Temple of Gods, Buddhist Mau Temple, Ngoc Hoang Palace, Huynh Long Palace, Ba Co Palace, U Minh Palace, Chu Vi Nam Palace Non Bay Nui and finally, most typically, when you have conquered the top of the mountain, is the “mine of Mr. Ket” associated with many folk legends. The closer you go to the top of the mountain, the more visitors will see a panoramic view of a beautiful mountainous region in the distance with each green field.
6. Long Mountain 5 Well (Ngu Ho Son)
Address: Thoi Son commune, Tinh Bien district.
Long Mountain 5 Well has an altitude of 265 m above sea level. This is the fourth highest mountain in the Seven Nui An Giang region . Long Nam Gieng Mountain, also known as Ngu Ho Son, is located in Nha Bang town, only the western and eastern cliffs belong to An Phu commune, Van Giao commune of Tinh Bien.The reason is called Long Mountain 5 Well because there are five places where the ground is as deep as a well. Photo: ivivu
Local people call this place Long Mountain 5 Well because there are five places on the top of the mountain where the ground is as deep as a well. The mountainous terrain is quite rugged, but in return, there are many beautiful scenes that attract tourists to visit An Giang . This is also the land of many gardens of guava, mango, pomelo, plum, durian, dragon fruit, … fruitful all year round.
Another unique feature of Ngu Ho Son is located opposite Ong Ket mountain (Anh Vu Son) in the direction of Ket mine, so it is often compared to a beautiful giant rocky mountain of An Giang region. Like many other mountains in the That Son range, Long Mountain 5 Gieng contains mysterious spiritual stories. Its attractive terrain, lush trees and convenient location make this place quickly become a tourist destination attracting a lot of attention from visitors from other provinces across the country.
7. Water Mountain (Thuy Dai Son)
Address: Ba Chuc town, Tri Ton district
This is the mountain with the modest height among 7 large mountains and 37 small mountains of the Bay Nui An Giang region , only 54m. However, Nui Nuoc, also known as Thuy Dai Son, is still classified in the That Son mountain range because the ancient people thought that this was a gathering place of many heavenly and earth spirits as well as contributing significantly to the process of establishing the natural site of the land This masterpiece spirit.Nui Nuoc is also known as Thuy Dai Son. Photo: langthang.angiang
Legend has it that in the past, there were many periods of flood water that flooded the area around the mountain, only a part of the top was seen in the middle of the immense sea, so the local people named the mountain Nuoc.Linh Buu Pagoda on Water Mountain. Photo: Youtube Explore our hometown together
That Son An Giang has not only great value in terms of culture, history and religion, but also is an attractive tourist destination with high economic benefits, and plays a role as a land providing diverse precious minerals. price, primeval forest system, ecosystems and diverse vegetation in An Giang province. If you are planning to travel to An Giang , remember to take the time to visit these 7 beautiful mountains, along with other famous destinations such as Tra Su Melaleuca forest, Chau Doc market or Bird’s Nest pier .
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